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Current Events Quiz, May 14, 2012



This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Amid a crackdown on protesters, __________________ was sworn in as president of Russia last week.

 
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Question 2.
It was revealed last week that the man recruited to blow up a U.S. airliner last month worked for

 
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Question 3.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made news last week by

 
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Question 4.
China's government has begun helping activist lawyer Chen Guangcheng prepare to _____________________________, a process that could take weeks.

 
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Question 5.
The country of ___________________ has been struggling to form a governing coalition after parliamentary elections strengthened the hand of anti-austerity parties.

 
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Question 6.
There was renewed concern last week that Greece may be unwilling to fulfill its promises to

 
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Question 7.
This world leader has decided to skip this week's G8 summit at Camp David, but the country's officials deny this is a snub aimed at President Obama and the U.S.

 
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Question 8.
Parliamentary elections were held last week in this north African country as part of a reform plan in a country that has largely escaped the chaos of the "Arab Spring."

 
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Question 9.
Gunmen shot and killed Maulvi Arsala Rahmani last week in Afghanistan. Rahmani was an important go-between in potential peace talks between the Afghan government and

 
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Question 10.
Russia's effort to showcase its Sukhoi Superjet-100 in Asia

 
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